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Two Pittsburgh-area state champs preparing for Golden Gloves National Championship

| Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Jane Quinlan, 25, uses ropes for conditioning as she gets in shape for her upcoming Golden Gloves Nationals Championship fight in July. Quinlan won the 2017 State Championship in her weight class under the guidance and training of Jose Caraballo.
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Jane Quinlan, 25, uses ropes for conditioning as she gets in shape for her upcoming Golden Gloves Nationals Championship fight in July. Quinlan won the 2017 State Championship in her weight class under the guidance and training of Jose Caraballo.
Jane Quinlan, from Shaler, works on cardio drills while training at the Sharpsburg Boxing Gym for the upcoming Golden Glovse Nationals Championship in Fort Lauderdale on July10.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune-Review
Jane Quinlan, from Shaler, works on cardio drills while training at the Sharpsburg Boxing Gym for the upcoming Golden Glovse Nationals Championship in Fort Lauderdale on July10.
Coleen Davis, from Millvale, sparrs with Derik Marrow, a former Golden Gloves Champion as she works out at the boxing gym in Sharpsburg.
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Coleen Davis, from Millvale, sparrs with Derik Marrow, a former Golden Gloves Champion as she works out at the boxing gym in Sharpsburg.
Colleen Davis does pull ups as part of her strength training at the Ray Schafer Gym in Sharpsburg. Davis won the 2017 State Championship in her weight class which now allows her to represent Pennsylvania in the Nationals Championships in July along with fellow state title winner Jane Quinlan.
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Colleen Davis does pull ups as part of her strength training at the Ray Schafer Gym in Sharpsburg. Davis won the 2017 State Championship in her weight class which now allows her to represent Pennsylvania in the Nationals Championships in July along with fellow state title winner Jane Quinlan.
Colleen Davis, from Millvale, goes through a boxing work out Friday, June 23 at the Ray Schafer Gym in Sharpsburg as she trains under Jose Caraballo as they prepare for trip in July for the Golden Gloves Nationals Championships in Fort Lauderdale.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune-Review
Colleen Davis, from Millvale, goes through a boxing work out Friday, June 23 at the Ray Schafer Gym in Sharpsburg as she trains under Jose Caraballo as they prepare for trip in July for the Golden Gloves Nationals Championships in Fort Lauderdale.
Jane Quinlan trains for the upcoming National Championships in July.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune-Review
Jane Quinlan trains for the upcoming National Championships in July.
Up and coming boxer Maddie Meir, 14, from Fox Chapel, trains with the women's program at the Ray Schafer Gym with hopes of a local fight in October.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune-Review
Up and coming boxer Maddie Meir, 14, from Fox Chapel, trains with the women's program at the Ray Schafer Gym with hopes of a local fight in October.
Sharpsburg Golden Glove winner and now pro trainer Jose Caraballo watches on as he trains two female local boxers that he will be taking to the Golden Glove National Championships in Florida in July where he is hoping to bring home a first time winner for Pennsylvania.  Caraballo runs the Ray Schafer Boxing Association Program with help and scholarships thru the VFW 709 to help improve youths lives and furthering their education.
Sharpsburg Golden Glove winner and now pro trainer Jose Caraballo watches on as he trains two female local boxers that he will be taking to the Golden Glove National Championships in Florida in July where he is hoping to bring home a first time winner for Pennsylvania. Caraballo runs the Ray Schafer Boxing Association Program with help and scholarships thru the VFW 709 to help improve youths lives and furthering their education.

Fueled by Golden Gloves State Champions Jane Quinlan, from Shaler, and Colleen Davis, from Millvale, who are gearing up to represent Pennsylvania in the National Championships in Fort Lauderdale on July 10, more and more women are finding their way to Ray Schafer Gym in Sharpsburg to learn the “Sweet Science.”

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